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This section of has information and resources about adoption in Colorado.

  • Adoption Assistance through Catholic Charities

    Adoption assistance for all families, regardless of race, religion or financial condition. Content Detail

    Catholic Charities Archdiocese of Denver
  • Boulder County Departments for Services

    Scroll through all services offered by Boulder County for Aging, Health, Community Services, Housing and Human Services Content Detail

  • Colorado Courts - Adoption Forms

    Forms you need in order to file for adoption and relinquishment in Colorado courts. Content Detail

    State of Colorado Judicial Branch
  • Colorado Courts at a Glance

    Provides an overview of Colorado's state courts and the justice system in order to help you better understand how the courts function and what rights you have in the courts. Content Detail

    State of Colorado Judicial Branch
  • Court Fees

    Filing fees and costs in Colorado state courts. Content Detail

    State of Colorado Judicial Branch
  • Information About Adoption in Colorado

    This site has information such as: the Colorado Adoption Directory, Colorado Adoption subsidy, Colorado Adoption Photolisting, CO Dept. of Human Services Child Welfare Services and more. Content Detail

    Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment
  • Frequently Asked Questions about Adoption

    Information about qualifications needed to adopt, the adoption process, forms needed in an adoption, adopting a step-child, placing children up for adoption, foster parenting, grandparents adopting grandchildren and more including links to forms and instructions, referrals to other resources and organizations. Read More

    Colorado Legal Services
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  • Office of Dispute Resolution

    If you have a legal dispute, the Office of Dispute Resolution (ODR) may be able to help. This link will take you to their homepage. The ODR exists to establish and make available dispute resolution programs and services within the Colorado Judicial Branch. Content Detail

    Colorado Judicial Branch
  • Adoption Information

    This group provides information on adoption, including guidelines for deciding to adopt and taking the first steps. They can provide contact information to adoption agencies and attorneys to further assist you. (These referred services may be fee-based. Check the facts about a product or organization that you are not familiar with.) Content Detail

    National Council for Adoption
  • Colorado Coalition of Adoptive Families (COCAF)

    COCAF supports foster-adopt, adoptive, and kinship families of Colorado. This site will provide you with information on questions or concerns you may have, and provide direction for you if you wish to become more involved in adoptive/kinship issues. Content Detail

    Colorado Coalition of Adoptive Families (COCAF)
  • Foster Parent and Adoptive Parent Resources

    This site has a wealth of information such as a support groups, upcoming trainings, information on applicable legislation, and additional resource links all for foster and adoptive parents. Content Detail

    Colorado State Foster Parent Association
  • Help with Adoption

    Nationwide, 114,000 children wait in foster care for adoption. A majority of them are children of minority heritage who face significant developmental, medical, behavioral and/or emotional challenges. Many are members of sibling groups; most are school-aged. The Adoption Exchange works to make the connection between families who adopt and these children who wait. Content Detail

    The Adoption Exchange
  • Public Records Research

    Look up and get copies of information such as marriage and birth records, home ownership information and other documents. Content Detail

    NETRonline Real Estate Information and Public Records Research
  • Talk with a Lawyer on Law Line 9

    An advice line providing brief direction on legal problems. Read More

    Channel 9 News in Denver, Colorado
  • Vital Records

    Get certified copies of birth and death certificates, and marriage and divorce verifications, adoption records. Content Detail

    Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment